3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    16 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,893 - £25,979

Additional allowances

£1,200 SSEN allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint passionate and inspiring Teaching Assistants to support the learning of children with additional needs within mainstream classes. Saddleworth’s SEN Department has a proven track record in supporting our students, with additional needs, to fulfil their full potential. We are in need of self-motivated, calm, flexible team players who have an understanding of working with young people. This post may be of interest to individuals who would like to gain some experience prior to a career in teaching. If you are interested in joining a school where each individual member of staff is valued and supported, we look forward to receiving your application.

In return we offer a generous pension scheme an extensive employee welfare package and the opportunity to work in our amazing new school campus.

For an informal discussion please contact Mrs Diane Sykes – d.sykes@saddleworthschool.org or Mrs Adele Brooks – a.brooks@saddleworthschool.org

What the school offers its staff

  • We each feel that we are valued by and belong to the Saddleworth community.
  • We all work hard and are considerate and courteous towards each other
  • We are respectful, compassionate and kind.
  • We are all encouraged to explore, find, nurture and develop our passion
  • We are ambitious for ourselves and for each other.
  • We have high standards and expectations and strive for excellence.
  • We embrace success and take pride in our own achievements and those of others
  • We develop and encourage a growth mind-set and positive attitudes in ourselves and others
  • We all actively contribute to the Saddleworth community to ensure that it remains a place that we all want to work and to learn.
  • Committed to ongoing CPD
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Techscheme
  • 24 access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Gym facilities

Commitment to safeguarding

Saddleworth School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and appointment is therefore subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.
In accordance with the recommendations set out in KCSIE the school may carry out online searches on shortlisted candidates.

Applying for the job

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About Saddleworth School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1404 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01457 872072

Arranging a visit to Saddleworth School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@saddleworthschool.org.

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